about finding a gold nugget and centuries old book and the butler said he is allowed to take books home from work. >> it seems there's far more interest in the documentation that was there. frankly, than whether he seems to be guilty or innocent. >> well, there is, though, a very serious charge against him, it is that of aggravated theft. remember, he could face up to four years in jail. we expect now a verdict to be delivered on saturday. >> alan, thanks very much indeed. alan johnson in rome. >> now the latest attempt to break world land speed record in a car that could travel up to 1,600 kilometers per hour. behind the vehicle known as the bloodhound will be firing up the engine for the first time today. the bbc's alan has been there.